News from the Department of Media Studies.


 

Megan Cunninghame

Class of 2021: Megan Cunninghame

May 3, 2021

Senior Megan Cunninghame spent her time at CU Boulder exploring the ways media shape culture, politics and social structures. Highlights included working as a political marketing intern while studying abroad in the Czech Republic and overcoming her longtime fear of public speaking. Her experiences have taught her to collaborate more effectively, overcome cultural barriers and think critically about the way she interacts with information and people online. With a major in Media Studies, a minor in Political Science and a certificate in International Media, Cunninghame is the Department of Media Studies’ William W. White Outstanding Senior.

photo of judge's gavel and camera by Sangeun Shin

Through the Lens of the Law

April 21, 2021

With the award of a $108,000 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Scholars and Society Fellowship, Assistant Professor Sandra Ristovska is undertaking the first rigorous publicly engaged research project to address the intricacies of “seeing” in court. Working in partnership with the American Bar Association’s Scientific Evidence Committee, her project will systematically examine the use of video as evidence in state and federal court trials (1990-2020) in criminal, immigration and American Indian law.

CMCI grad students

Celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week

April 7, 2021

Happy Graduate Student Appreciation Week from CMCI and CU Boulder!

Colorado Public Radio “The life of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones”

April 2, 2021

Featuring Polly E. Bugros McLean (Media Studies)

Cheddar: “The Unintended Consequences Of the Facebook Like Button - The Lightbulb Moment”

April 2, 2021

Featuring Samira Rajabi (Media Studies)

CMCI Summer Bootcamp

Register for Summer Session! Scholarships Available

March 16, 2021

Taking courses this summer? CMCI has 20 summer scholarships ($500 each) available for undergraduate students.

Vaughn scuba diving

Getting to the bottom of the internet’s carbon footprint

Feb. 9, 2021

Media Studies scholar’s project aims to green the internet’s undersea infrastructure

Submarine Telecoms Forum: Decarbonizing The Global Cable Network Project Wins Grant

Jan. 28, 2021

Hunter Vaughan (Media Studies)

Photo of the Flatirons

Announcing the Fall 2020 Dean's List

Jan. 20, 2021

Congratulations to all honorees.

Madeleine Bendalin

Class of 2020: Madeleine Bendalin

Dec. 14, 2020

As a CMCI Student Ambassador, senior Madeleine Bendalin loved showing prospective Buffs around campus and serving as a resource for them. She also enjoyed giving joint tours with the friends, who she made recite facts about campus. In the future, Bendalin would love to recite more facts in her dream job as a White House Press Secretary. With a major in Strategic Communication and minors in Media Studies and Jewish Studies, Bendalin is CMCI's December 2020 William W. White Outstanding Graduate, awarded to the student with the highest GPA in the college.

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